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Inside Texas home where 'starving', 'shackled' children lived almost 2 decades ago Inside Texas home where 'starving', 'shackled' children lived almost 2 decades ago
- January 21, 2018

An Elvis Presley impersonator holds a microphone and poses with the couple and children in a scene reminiscent of a Las Vegas wedding. Flores tearfully said Wednesday that she and Turpin didn't have a relationship for decades beyond the odd phone call. (more...)
2 dead, 1 injured in Central WI shooting 2 dead, 1 injured in Central WI shooting
- January 21, 2018

Officers found two people dead in the home. The shooting was on the same street where an innocent bystander was killed in 2015 standing outside of his home, after his neighbour's house was targeted. The Wisconsin State Crime Lab is assisting in the investigation. No other information will be released at this time. The names of the victims are not being released at until all family members have been notified. (more...)
Why North Carolina Basketball Should Continue Utilizing Their small Lineup Why North Carolina Basketball Should Continue Utilizing Their small Lineup
- January 21, 2018

Roy Williams made a smart move by adding him to the starting lineup against Boston College for the first time this season. That's it. The entire message to his team. Maye returned in the second half and made an impact. Maye's Dad, Mark, a former UNC quarterback, led the Tar Heels to their largest comeback win in school history over Georgia Tech in 1986. (more...)
Turkey: Between old alliances and Kurdish anger Turkey: Between old alliances and Kurdish anger
- January 21, 2018

Almost 350,000 Kurds from Syria's Afrin have fled to Turkey after oppression from PYD/PKK and ISIL terror groups, Premier Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan had called the USA -proposed force an "army of terror", and vowed to crush it. The border force was created by the USA and the Kurds to prevent ISIS from concentrating its forces and threatening Iraq and Syria. (more...)
Instagram has a new feature: Instagram has a new feature: "Show Activity Status"
- January 21, 2018

It does not therefore, enable all of your followers to see your status. A new update on Instagram allows users to see when their followers have been active - and the move angered many users who said the Instagram update is creepy. The good news - as you can see in the above description - is that you can. In the settings menu, they can then toggle off the " Show Activity Status " option. (more...)
Napoli, allarme baby-gang: in dieci pestano due ragazzini con le catene Napoli, allarme baby-gang: in dieci pestano due ragazzini con le catene
- January 21, 2018

La Polizia di Stato di Napoli haindividuato e denunciato due minori che la sera di domenicascorsa, nei pressi della stazione Policlinico dellametropolitana, senza motivo , hanno insultato, aggredito e presoa pugni un sedicenne , Ciro, che riportò la rottura del settonasale. (more...)
"Weekend storm to bring 4-8" of snow to metro Denver
- January 21, 2018

Snow will be falling in Salt Lake City and Denver as well. Significant impacts are expected through much of Saturday on I-15, I-70 and I-80 in Utah. Park City, Utah resident Ron Butkovich uses a snowblower to clear a sidewalk during the Saturday. (more...)
Worth Observing Stocks: Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV), Allison
- January 21, 2018

Among 7 analysts covering British Amrcn Tobacco ( NYSEMKT:BTI ), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Apartment Investment & Management Co had 44 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral" on Monday, July 18. Oakbrook Investments LLC raised its stake in Apartment Investment and Management Company by 13.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Trump hits out as U.S. government shuts down over failed budget talks Trump hits out as U.S. government shuts down over failed budget talks
- January 21, 2018

Huddled negotiations by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in the last minutes before midnight were unsuccessful, and the USA government technically ran out of money at midnight on Friday. (more...)
Patterson Companies (PDCO) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.18
- January 21, 2018

We believe a diversified product portfolio, strong veterinary business prospects, accretive acquisitions and strategic partnerships are key growth catalysts. Patterson Companies's dividend payout ratio is presently 62.28%. The fund owned 108,100 shares of the company's stock after selling 62,285 shares during the quarter. (more...)
Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round
- January 21, 2018

Aussie Ash Barty was far luckier, playing in the evening against Italian Camila Giorgi. We've had good matches over the years. "I practice with him so I had the information I needed", he said, adding that the heat doesn't bother him. "Protecting our players and the fairness of the competition is paramount in these conditions, which we acknowledge can be challenging", he said. "There is a rule about index, combination between temperature and humidity". (more...)
Conspiracy? NFL Prematurely Promotes Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl Conspiracy? NFL Prematurely Promotes Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl
- January 21, 2018

On the flip side, a Vikings loss could cause falling ticket prices for the February 4 game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, brokers and sellers say. Vikings Pro Bowl defensive end Everson Griffen has an advantageous matchup with Eagles left tackle Halapoulivaati Vaita, who may need some extra help. (more...)
Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit
- January 21, 2018

That's probably the most exciting thing about life, is that every day is a new opportunity for you to get better.' Winning in straight sets, despite what happened, do you take it as a good sign moving forward to the next round? 'It was 2 hours, 20 minutes, straight-sets win, but I had to earn it. (more...)
Doctor: Trump is healthy, did well on cognitive test Doctor: Trump is healthy, did well on cognitive test
- January 20, 2018

The physician spent roughly an hour answering reporters' questions about Trump's exam, many of which focused on his mental state. Dr. Jackson told reporters Trump scored 30/30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which according to its website is a "cognitive screening test created to assist health professionals in the detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease ". (more...)
Boil water advisory lifted for East bank of Orleans Boil water advisory lifted for East bank of Orleans
- January 20, 2018

Broken pipes and overuse strained the water supply. Mayor Mitch Landrieu held a press conference today, calling on residents to do their part. "That water level stabilized above that regulatory limit of 15psi". Locate your main water valve: Your main water valve may be found along an exterior wall of your home . "If we want water pressure to improve dramatically, we have to continue to conserve the amount of water that we use", Landrieu said. (more...)
Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you
- January 20, 2018

But no compromise was reached Friday. CHILDREN: Six Head Start programs in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and SC serving about 6,300 children shut for nine days in 2013, the OMB said. That includes facilities at Crater Lake. The Oregon Department of Transportation, like other state transportation agencies, operates under an existing spending authorization, ODOT spokeswoman Shelley Snow said. (more...)
Patrick Meehan's Response to The Times's Article on His Settlement for Misconduct Patrick Meehan's Response to The Times's Article on His Settlement for Misconduct
- January 20, 2018

As the Times notes, Meehan has been pushing for protections for domestic violence victims since his time as a local prosecutor and in Congress has sponsored legislation mandating the reporting of sexual violence. Sen. After counseling and mediation sessions mandated by the congressional Office of Compliance, the sides reached an agreement that included a settlement and a strict nondisclosure agreement, according to people familiar with the process. (more...)
Bluebird bio (BLUE) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Buy
- January 20, 2018

Shares of bluebird bio ( BLUE ) traded down $6.15 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $175.95. About 338,796 shares traded. bluebird bio, Inc . Therefore 60% are positive. bluebird bio had 79 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Friday, August 28. (more...)
Mamata backs Kejriwal, says EC recommendation against 'natural justice' Mamata backs Kejriwal, says EC recommendation against 'natural justice'
- January 20, 2018

The Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 of the AAP MLAs as it found them guilty of holding offices of profit was made on Friday, just days before Joti demits office as CEC. "You are mortgaging a constitutional post like the EC", he alleged. "Had the recommendation come before the Rajya Sabha election, the AAP would have split due to the internal rift", Maken claimed . (more...)
Ohio State rallies to upset No. 5 Gophers in women's hockey Ohio State rallies to upset No. 5 Gophers in women's hockey
- January 20, 2018

When: Saturday, 12 p.m. Holtmann managed to pull some pieces together but Ohio State lacked depth, especially at point guard. Holtmann publicly shaming the Wooden Award committee for its surprising exclusion of Keita Bates-Diop from the midseason top-25 Wooden watch list. (more...)
USA government shutdown underway amid blame game USA government shutdown underway amid blame game
- January 20, 2018

The Senate was due to reconvene at noon (1700 GMT) on Saturday. Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the congressional failure to pass a short-term bill to continue funding for USA federal agencies and prevent some of them from shutting down . (more...)
Luke Shaw On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Burnley Confirmed Luke Shaw On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Burnley Confirmed
- January 20, 2018

Having failed to register a shot on target in the first half, Martial fired the victor in off the crossbar nine minutes after the break. Subs: Sam Vokes (for Hendrick, 81 mins) 5, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (for Arfield, 81) 5, Nahki Wells (for Barnes, 89) 5. (more...)
Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured
- January 20, 2018

The Eurostars David hotel is just blocks away from the Vltava River and near the Czech capital's National Theatre. Of those hurt, five people were seriously injured, the Prague Emergency Medical Service said. Fire brigades attended the scene at 5pm local time; it took two hours to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire which started on the ground floor is not yet clear. (more...)
Donald Trump 'did exceedingly well' in cognitive screening test Donald Trump 'did exceedingly well' in cognitive screening test
- January 20, 2018

Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the test, Jackson said . Gupta said on CNN that, based on the coronary calcium score shared from his physical, Trump has a common form of heart disease. "I think he saw doing the physical as an opportunity to put some of that to rest", Jackson said. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and media company owner Chris Ruddy told USA TODAY in earlier interviews that Trump is genetically high energy and benefits from his cleaner living habits. (more...)
US President Donald Trump takes on Senator Dick Durbin on 'racial slur' US President Donald Trump takes on Senator Dick Durbin on 'racial slur'
- January 20, 2018

One of the signatories, career diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell told VOA the reaction to the president's alleged remarks is fierce, and building - not dissipating. Donald Trump's son says the US President is not a racist and can only see one colour - green, the colour of money. "Considering the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the USA during the Atlantic slave trade, this flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice", he said through ... (more...)
Is Trump clever enough to avoid nuclear option? Is Trump clever enough to avoid nuclear option?
- January 20, 2018

Like any mob, it needs partners. This is a staggering figure, made even more concerning by the geographic diversity of the offending countries. Iran's funding of North Korea's nuclear program serves two purposes. Kim Jong Un and North Korea's political government need an epiphany. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was right to reaffirm his support of sanctions last week, but merely keeping sanctions in place is not enough. (more...)
I-91 crash in Longmeadow causes multiple injuries I-91 crash in Longmeadow causes multiple injuries
- January 20, 2018

I-91 at Exit 49 in Enfield is closed and I-91 at Exit 2 in Longmeadow is closed until further notice. Massachusetts State Police said they expect the closure to last at least until dark. The northbound lanes are expected to be closed for several more hours. Traffic is now being directed off Interstate 91 north at exit 49. A spokesperson for the Springfield Fire Department said one of the truck drivers was killed. (more...)
North Korea abruptly cancels crucial Olympics preparation visit to South without explanation North Korea abruptly cancels crucial Olympics preparation visit to South without explanation
- January 20, 2018

Some military vehicles could also be involved, he added. A senior official at the Unification Ministry said the team was planning to look around Gangneung, Gangwon, on Saturday, and then travel to Seoul on Sunday, staying in South Korea for a total of two days. (more...)
South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump "shithole" remark
- January 20, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed he was "not a racist" after he reportedly described Haiti and African nation-states as " s***hole countries". What this big game of telephone misses is that it doesn't really matter whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse" or "craphole" or any of the various other derogatory names in that vein. (more...)
President Trump says he is 'not a racist' after 'sh*thole' comment President Trump says he is 'not a racist' after 'sh*thole' comment
- January 20, 2018

Trump wrote , "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians". According to Graham's answer, Trump wants to deport all of the black and brown immigrants, not due to the color of their skin, but because they were mean to him. "Why am I frankly seething with anger?" 'You can be as dark as charcoal [or] lily white, it doesn't matter as long as you're nice to him, ' he said. (more...)

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